February 8, 2016

The Economics of Politics

Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal published an article about “Spain’s Socialists.” I was intrigued and took a look. It was the ‘socialist’ reference that hooked […]
February 5, 2016

Negative Interest Rates? Really?

So let me get this straight: I borrow money from you…and YOU pay ME interest?   You give me money AND you give me interest?  Really?   Cool? […]
October 26, 2010

Existing Home Sales…Up or Down?

Or…both?  The National Association of Realtors publishes existing home sales data.  Every month.  Their monthly statistical release is watched very closely by the real estate and financial […]
October 24, 2010

Today’s Yield Curve Solves Many Problems

Year-to-date in 2010, 325 banks have failed.   Like small boats on a rought sea, as loan losses pile up, these banks eventually succomb to the impossible obstacles […]